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When I went to college, I got a lot of financial aide, and one of the things they gave me was called “Work-Study”. Basically, it was when they put students to work on campus and then got paid for it. Most people worked in one of the cafeterias at a dorm, but where you worked, or what you did was determined by a one-on-one interview with the financial aide Director.

The first few days on campus, all of the work-study students sat in the lobby of her office, waiting their turn to go in and determine what “job” they would get. And, while we waited, the assistant came out every 15 minutes or so an...


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